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Issue #264 - June 2014 [Article]
College Continuation Rates for Recent High School Graduates, 1962 to 2013

In the spring of 2013 there were 3,506,000 recent high school leavers in the civilian, noninstitutional population of the United States. Of these, 2,977,000 or 84.9% were high school graduates, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of these high school graduates, 1,962,000 were enrolled in college by October 2012.
7/8/2014

Issue #263 - May 2014 [Article]
Financial Barriers to Higher Education by Parental Income and Institutional Level/Control, 1990 to 2012

Fact #1: Since 1980 costs of college attendance have been rising rapidly and relentlessly, both in inflation-adjusted terms and in relationship to family incomes.
5/12/2014

Interstate Net Migration of Bachelor's Degree Holders, 1989 to 2013 [Spread]
This is a stock & flow analysis of annual changes in the number of Bachelor Degree Holders in the state between 1989 and 2013. 5/20/2014

Interstate Migration Patterns of College Freshman, 1996 to 2012 [Spread]
This new spreadsheet was prepared to clarify and simplify understanding of freshman interstate migration in each state. This is a true zero-sum game:some states attract more freshmen than they export.
Other states lose more freshmen to other states than they attract. These migration data imply important information about the attractiveness, or lack thereof, of state higher education opportunities. 5/1/2014

Higher Education Opportunity Data Books for all states have been updated. [Other] 6/21/2014

Degrees Conferred by Level of Degree, Gender and State, 1970 to 2012 [Spread] 5/20/2014

Current Fund Expenditures of Public and Private Higher Education as a Percentage of Gross State Product by State, FY1977 to FY2012 [Spread]
This Excel workbook summarizes by state available current fund expenditures data for public, private and proprietary higher education institutions from FY1977 through FY2012.
These sector data are also expressed as a share of Gross State Product in each state, and these shares are ranked against all other states. Current funds expenditure data for private institutions was redefined in FY1997 and thus is not strictly comparable to prior years' data.  5/7/2014